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Konstelacio

Konstelacio has been working for 11 years to promote dialogue between cultures and diversity. Our nonprofit organisation talks about open-mindedness, respect of our differences, safeguarding of our intangible heritage, stereotypes and prejudice, discrimination... through educational workshops adapted to children and teenagers' needs as well as education professionals. Konstelacio forges ties,…
ICH NGO Forum
August 25, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Art for Refugees in Transition

Art for Refugees in Transition (A.R.T.) helps rebuild individual and community identity for refugees worldwide. Drawing upon the indigenous art forms of each community, A.R.T.s programs are designed to enable the elders of a culture to educate and incorporate the younger generation in their cultural traditions. By developing self-sustaining curricula…
ICH NGO Forum
July 28, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands

The Ceic - Centro Etnografico delle Isole Campane-Istituto di studi storici e antropologici (Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands) - promotes studies and research for the knowledge and enhancement of the intangible cultural heritage of the Campania region and the Mediterranean. It organizes conferences, festivals, study courses. It has an archive…
ICH NGO Forum
July 6, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage (Somut Olmayan Kültürel Miras Derneği) As it is stated in the second article of Regulations of the Institute, we are determined to research and conduct training activities within the context of oral traditions and expressions, preforming arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association Nationale Cultures du Monde

Conserver, utiliser et diffuser les cultures traditionnelles et populaires selon la définition de l'Unesco - Favoriser la recherche, la sauvegarde, la promotion du patrimoine immatériel - Promouvoir l'expression vivante des cultures traditionnelles et populaires - Favoriser les échanges sur le plan national entre les associations françaises de culture traditionnelle et…
ICH NGO Forum
November 22, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Finnish Crafts Organization Taito

The Finnish Crafts Organization Taito was formed in 1913. It is an umbrella organisation that together with the regional Taito crafts associations, form the Taito Group. The Taito Group has the entire country as its working area, consisting of sixteen crafts associations which have more than a hundred locations. The…
ICH NGO Forum
June 10, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Heritage Saskatchewan

Through our research, leadership and community resilience, Heritage Saskatchewan informs new thinking about heritage. In turn, we sharing our knowledge with the people of Saskatchewan to strengthen our collective ability to lead, collaborate, develop, and promote living heritage and ICH in our province.Year of accreditation: 2020 Main domain(s) of the ngo’s…
ICH NGO Forum
March 10, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

CRIA – Centre for Research in Anthropology

The Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) is an interuniversity R&D unit founded in 2007 and hosted by four Portuguese universities (ISCTE-IUL, NOVA FCSH, University of Coimbra and University of Minho) that was accredited consultant NGO for the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH in 2012 and integrated the…
ICH NGO Forum
December 16, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association of Croatian Amateur Cultural Clubs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Objectives: Care to preserve original national costumes, requisites, instruments, customs, music, dance and the overall folk creativity; Stimulation, protection, promotion and supervision of the work of cultural clubs- members of the association; Care for and participation in organizing social events and competitions; Organizing the education of professional workers, activities on…
ICH NGO Forum
December 12, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

SAVE Foundation

SAVE Foundation acts as European umbrella organisation for the promotion and coordination of activities for the conservation of agricultural diversity and heritage throughout Europe. The traditional farmers’ knowledge is an important cornerstone of this work. An inextricable link lies between human culture and agrobiodiversity. This is taken into account in…
ICH NGO Forum
October 12, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Associació d’Estudis Fallers (AdEF)

The objective of the Associació d’Estudis Fallers (AdEF) is mainly the study of the Fallas Festival, urban festival from València and others cities through the region. It is linked to European Carnival festivities, has important components of popular satire, festive sociability, artistic expression, artisan practices and singular techniques. It is…
ICH NGO Forum
July 1, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Traditional Arts Association

Traditional Arts Associationis a nonprofit civil organization established in 2007. It aims at ensuring the development of traditional arts in Turkey, spreading art awareness,contributing to its promotion, supporting education and production within this domain and gathering the practicing academicians, artists, students and other interested people in traditional arts under one…
ICH NGO Forum
April 22, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF)

The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) is a pluridisciplinary organization centered in the twin fields of ethnology and folklore in their various denominations, within the larger family of anthropological and cultural-historical disciplines. The principal mission is to gather scholars from its fields; to provide platforms for critical debate,…
ICH NGO Forum
December 18, 2019
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association Île du Monde

Recherche Île du Monde association’s core expertise lies in safeguarding translocal Intangible Cultural Heritage (translocal ICH), meaning the ICH carried out by the migrant communities in their new urban environments, through a variety of tangible initiatives, from research-oriented projects to field work and cultural events. The association also conducts specific…
ICH NGO Forum
November 26, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Storytelling Network of Kronoberg

In the deep imaginations stimulating forests of Kronoberg, is where our NGO is based. Here we run the Land of Legends. Some of Sweden’s most influential storytellers have lived here, people have passed down legends of troll mountains, sacrifical springs, dragon treasures, magical trees and haunted manor houses. These fantastic…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

INATEL Foundation – Fundação INATEL

The INATEL Foundation is a Portuguese organization that works in all areas of leisure, namely Culture, Sports and Tourism. This 83-year-old organization has 16 hotels, 2 campsites, 23 INATEL local units throughout the country, is a travel agency in the area of social and cultural tourism, holds a Theater in…
ICH NGO Forum
November 1, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Finnish Folk Music Institute

Teaching South African marimbas in Kaustinen schools following a co-operation project with a South African school marimba band, 2018. © Lauri Oino/Finnish Folk Music Institute archive. Finnish Folk Music Institute (est. 1974, Kansanmusiikki-instituutti in Finnish) is situated in Kaustinen, a municipality of 4300 inhabitants in Central Osthrobothnia. Our personnel is…
ICH NGO Forum
June 11, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association for players and makers of the Irish ‘Uilleann Pipes’ – Na Píobairí Uilleann

Instructor Bill Haneman demonstrating pipe-making techniques at the NPU PipeCraft training facility in Clonshaugh, Co. Dublin, 2011. (Photograph: Gerry Lyons) Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), the Society of Uilleann Pipers was founded in 1968 when there were less than 100 uilleann pipers remaining. Today NPU is a thriving arts organisation dedicated…
ICH NGO Forum
February 13, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant

Le Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant (CQPV) constitue l’ONG de regroupement national en patrimoine immatériel et traditions vivantes, reconnu par le ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec (Canada). Il rassemble et défend les artistes, artisans, chercheurs, individus et plus de 80 organismes à but non-lucratif dans le domaine des…
ICH NGO Forum
October 5, 2017
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Coastal Federation of Norway (Forbundet KYSTEN)

The Norwegian Coastal Federation (Forbundet KYSTEN) is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Norwegian coastal culture and maritime heritage. Its mission – in cooperation with other preservers of cultural interests is: • Promoting the preservation and general use of traditional vessels, buildings, and coastal heritage. • Conducting informational activities…
ICH NGO Forum
November 14, 2016
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

FIAT-IFTA – International Federation of Thanatologists Associations

Representing the Global Funeral Branch. As International NGO accredited with ICH: creating awareness for funeral traditions and funeral heritage worldwide Year of accreditation: 2014 Domain(s): (a) oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage;
(b) performing arts;
(c) social practices, rituals and festive events; (e) traditional craftsmanship.…
ICH NGO Forum
October 5, 2016
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Maison des Cultures du Monde

The Maison des Cultures du Monde (i.e. World Cultures Institute) was founded in Paris in 1982 and is dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and promoting ICH. Welcoming traditional performing arts, especially within the framework of the Festival de l’Imaginaire since 1997, the Maison des Cultures du Monde also provides a…
ICH NGO Forum
May 3, 2016